About Sao Paulo

Let's have a look around into background of Sao Paulo

Let’s have a look around into the background of Sao Paulo.

  • Region: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Latitude: -23.5333333
  • Longitude: -46.6166667
  • Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -3 hours

Weather in Sao Paulo

Climate: Humid subtropical climate

Best Time to Visit: In the Fall (March-June)


Sao Paulo is located in the southeast region of Brazil. It is listed by the GaWC as an alpha global city. It is the is the most populous city in Brazil and Americas as well as in the Southern Hemisphere. The municipality is also the largest in the Americas and the 12th largest city by population on Earth. The city is the capital of the surrounding state of São Paulo, one of 26 constituent states of the republic. Furthermore, it is the most wealthiest city in Brazil. The city exerts its influence in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment globally. The name of the city honors the Apostle, Saint Paul of Tarsus. The city's metropolitan area of Greater São Paulo ranks as the most populous in Brazil and the largest Portuguese language-speaking city in the world. The city is also the home to the São Paulo Stock Exchange.

Distance from Sao Paulo center to Airport

Congonhas-São Paulo Airport

  • Driving Distance: 10 miles / 16 km
  • Driving Time: 16 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport for international flights and national hub, and Congonhas-São Paulo Airport for domestic and regional flights
  • Rail: Luz and Julio Prestes in the Luz/Campos Eliseos region
  • Road: Bus – São Paulo Tietê Bus Terminal, Palmeiras-Barra Funda Intermodal Terminal

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Guarulhos
  • Taboao Da Serra
  • Osasco

Emergency Contact Numbers in Sao Paulo city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 193/ 190/ 192
  • Airport: Sao Paulo International Airport [ +55 11 2445-2945]
  • Hospital: Hospital São Paulo (+55 11 5576-4000)


Let’s step into the extensive list of To Do’s in Sao Paulo

  • São Paulo Fashion Week
  • Gay Pride
  • São Vito Festival (San Vito)

Tourist Attractions

  • São Paulo Zoo
  • Hopi Hari
  • Ibirapuera Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Municipal Theatre of São Paulo
  • São Paulo Playback Theatre
  • Teatro São Pedro

Visit Top Restaurants in Sao Paulo

  • Gopala Hari
  • D.O.M.
  • La Tambouille

Top Shopping Centers in Sao Paulo

  • Shopping Cidade São Paulo
  • Pátio Higienópolis's Shopping
  • Shopping Cidade Jardim

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • São Paulo Museum of Art
  • The São Paulo Museum of Sacred Art
  • Botanical Garden of São Paulo

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Feijoada - Figueira Rubaiyat
  • Churrasceria- Barbacoa - Itaim
  • Pernil - Estadao

Sports Club

  • Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras - Professional football club
  • Sport Club Corinthians Paulista - Multi-sports club
  • SESI São Paulo - Brazilian professional volleyball team

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 11.59 R$ / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: 4.50 R$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 3,758.33 R$
  • Cheap meal: 25.00 R$
  • Gasoline: 3.51 R$ / liter
  • 3 course meal: 120.00 R$